Hello-Goodbye Vedder Bridge Thursday August 24

Chilliwack – An update to the Vedder Bridge replacement project.

While the official opening is still weeks away, the public will be able to get up close and personal with the new Vedder Bridge on Thursday August 24.

Complete details can be found through the City of Chilliwack website here.

Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 10 am – 1 pm
Location: Vedder Bridge

You’re invited to join us as we celebrate the new Vedder Bridge and say goodbye to the old bridge.

This family-friendly free event will include:

  • Food
  • Live music
  • History and transportation displays
  • Family-oriented activities
  • Dignitary speeches
  • The opportunity to experience the new bridge

Getting to the Event

How do I get to the event? Where do I park? Can I walk to the event? All great questions! To navigate the site please refer to the event map attached. Due to limited parking areas we encourage you to consider alternative modes to arrive at the site.

Bicycle:

There will be bike racks available with security if you wish ride your bicycle. Please refer to the event map for the location.

Transit:

Please check here for route information and schedules.

Walking:

Please refer to the event map for site access

Lot 2

We would like to offer this area to those that require a shorter walking distance to the event site. All parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis (9 am – 2 pm). There will be parking attendants available in Lot 2. Please refer to the event map for location.

Lot 3

There will be limited parking available in this lot due to the activity at the park. There will be no parking attendants on site to advise on lot full status. Please refer to the event map for location.

Lot 7

Free parking from 9 am – 2 pm only on event day; after 2 pm UFV parking regulations will apply. There will be parking attendants available in Lot 7. Please refer to the event map for location.

1 Comment on "Hello-Goodbye Vedder Bridge Thursday August 24"

  1. From Dianna L-m via Facebook : We walked down there Sunday. I was stunned to realize that it’s all been built up high over the level of the surrounding trail area etc. Was not expecting to deal with that hill down to the trail. I use a walker.

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